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Welcome to the DAQ inventory database. Please follow links below to enter the inventory database webapp. Use username and password "inv".



  • 2015-Aug-11 - inventory web app access restricted, use username "inv", password "inv"

Installation instructions

  • start with base SL6
  • install: yum install mod_ssl apr-devel apr-util-devel httpd-devel
  • install ruby gems packaging system: yum install rubygems ruby-devel
  • install ruby on rails:
    • gem install rails -v '2.3.5'
    • gem install fastthread
    • gem install mysql
    • gem install passenger -v4.0.59 ### or -v4.0.8 as on ladd00
    • gem install rdoc
  • install passenger_mod (apache httpd module)
    • find passenger location (look under "Installed at"): gem list -d passenger
    • cd /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/passenger-4.0.8
    • ./bin/passenger-install-apache2-module
    • say "yes" to all prompts, at the end the script will print information similar to that below:
   LoadModule passenger_module /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/passenger-4.0.8/buildout/apache2/mod_passenger.so
   PassengerRoot /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/passenger-4.0.8
   PassengerDefaultRuby /usr/bin/ruby
  • configure apache
    • cd /etc/httpd/conf.d
    • edit daqinv.conf to read: (the LoadModule, etc lines are copied from the output of passenger-install-apache2-module above)
# config file for DAQ inventory "ruby on rails" app 
LoadModule passenger_module /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/passenger-4.0.8/buildout/apache2/mod_passenger.so 
PassengerRoot /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/passenger-4.0.8 
PassengerDefaultRuby /usr/bin/ruby 
PassengerLogLevel 0 
PassengerDefaultUser daqinv 
RailsBaseURI /daqinv

<Location /daqinv> 
  • ln -s /home/daqinv/inventory2/public /var/www/html/daqinv
  • create crontab for mysql backups and old session cleanup: /etc/cron.d/daqinv.cron
# daqinv.cron cron job for daq inventory system periodic activity
#11 * * * * root wget --spider localhost:3000/config/trigger
#11 2 * * * root wget --spider --no-check-certificate https://localhost:3001/config/trigger >& /dev/null
11 2 * * * root cd /var/tmp; wget --spider --no-check-certificate https://ladd00/daqinv/config/trigger   >& /dev/null
10 1 * * * root find /home/daqinv/inventory2/tmp/sessions -mtime +8 -exec /bin/rm -vf {} \; >& /dev/null

php update & etc

rpm -Uvh http://mirror.webtatic.com/yum/el6/latest.rpm
~yum remove php-common
~yum install "php56w*" --exclude "php56w-conflicting"

migrate inventory3 to daq00 ubuntu

apt install php-pear ### install pecl
apt install php7.4-dev ### install phpize
apt install mcrypt libmcrypt-dev
pecl install mcrypt
xemacs -nw /etc/php/7.4/apache2/php.ini ### add "extension=mcrypt.so"
systemctl restart apache2
ssh daqinv@ladd00
mysqldump -h localhost -u daqinv -p daqinv > backup.sql
ssh root@daq00
mysql -p
MariaDB [(none)]> CREATE DATABASE daqinv;
MariaDB [(none)]> CREATE USER 'daqinv'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY '123';
MariaDB [(none)]> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON daqinv.* TO 'daqinv'@'localhost' WITH GRANT OPTION;
ssh daqinv@daq00
mysql -udaqinv -p daqinv < backup.sql

migrate inventory2 from ladd00 to daq00

  • ln -s /home/daqinv/inventory2/public /var/www/html/daqinv
  • add password protection:
  • xemacs -nw /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/daq00-ssl.conf
  • apt install ruby-dev
  • apt install apache2-dev
  • gem install rails -v '2.3.5'
  • gem install rdoc
  • gem install passenger -v4.0.59
  • gem list -d passenger ### note location of gems
  • cd /var/lib/gems/2.7.0/gems/passenger-4.0.59/
  • ./bin/passenger-install-apache2-module ### accept all default answers, at the end it prints:
   LoadModule passenger_module /var/lib/gems/2.7.0/gems/passenger-4.0.59/buildout/apache2/mod_passenger.so
   <IfModule mod_passenger.c>
     PassengerRoot /var/lib/gems/2.7.0/gems/passenger-4.0.59
     PassengerDefaultRuby /usr/bin/ruby2.7
  • also prints this:
<VirtualHost *:80>
      ServerName www.yourhost.com
      # !!! Be sure to point DocumentRoot to 'public'!
      DocumentRoot /somewhere/public    
      <Directory /somewhere/public>
         # This relaxes Apache security settings.
         AllowOverride all
         # MultiViews must be turned off.
         Options -MultiViews
         # Uncomment this if you're on Apache >= 2.4:
         #Require all granted